Tandoori Chicken Tikka (Murgh Tikka) is a popular North Indian starter, where boneless chicken pieces are coated with a spicy marinade and then grilled to perfection. This authentic snack recipe is great to make for parties or get-togethers. Use my simple recipe to make it in an oven, stovetop, air fryer, or outdoor grill (gluten-free).
Here are some more appetizer recipes: Achari Paneer Tikka, Tandoori Chicken, and Veg Tikka Masala.
Tandoori Chicken Tikka ( Murgh Tikka) is a popular North Indian appetizer where boneless chicken pieces are marined with a spicy marinade and then grilled until nicely cooked and slightly charred.
Tikka came from the Turkish word ‘Tike,’ which means ‘Pieces.’
This Indian chicken snack recipe is everyone’s favorite and is a part of the menu of mostly every Indian restaurant all over the world.
The chicken tikka was traditionally made in a clay oven called ‘Tandoor.’ But you can make it in an oven, microwave, air fryer, or outdoor grill.
The recipe to make murgh tikka varies from person to person. In this post, I am sharing my tried and tested formula, which I have been making for years.
I have mentioned many small details that will take your dish from average to outstanding.
For starters, my recipe calls for double marination.